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    • Mon, March 23, 2020
    • Tue, June 30, 2020

    Do you have materials? 

    Can you sew?

    Can you cut? 

    Can you donate money for materials?

    Help Make Face Masks! 

    Womanspace is helping In Home Medical Group & Boots Upholstery & in their effort to make masks. 

    For those who work outside of a hospital setting, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is extremely scarce, and we expect it will remain so for the next 3–4 weeks. We understand that commercially manufactured PPE is best, and if at any time we are able to get those supplies, they will be donated to the nursing homes and assisted living facilities that need them the most. However, until then, we are doing all we can to decrease risk even if it is not perfect. Our mask design includes a pocket for N95 filters should they become available. 

    If you are interested in making masks or donating supplies,

    please 'register' on this site so that we will have your contact info

    to easily share updated information in regards to this effort. 

    If you cannot sew, but want to help, we are also looking for people who can cut fabric based on our pattern. 

    If you want to donate materials (cotton is best) or finished masks:

    Boots Upholstery has a safe, socially distanced "drive-up, drop-off" area at 4950 Nimtz Rd, Loves Park, IL. Please only drop off materials from 12- 5pm, Monday- Friday.

    If you are able to help sew:

    Click here for the mask pattern and more information.


    If you know how to sew, but do not have materials:

    Pick-up free kits from Boots at 4950 Nimtz Rd, Loves Park, IL  between 12- 5pm, Monday- Friday The materials are pre-cut and they have everything you need to make a mask.  If they are out of kits, they will give you fabric to cut. They have a  safe, socially distanced drive- up window. You must register on this site and bring your ID in order to pick up materials.


    If you can help financially:

    Click here to donate.

    Any questions or if you are an organization in need of masks, please email masks@womanspace-rockford.org or call 779-200-4691.


    • Thu, April 23, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Rd., Cherry Valley, IL

    Hosted by and Benefiting Womanspace

    Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Doors open at 6:30p

    Tebala Event Center, 7910 Newburg Road, Cherry Valley, IL

    Enjoy a screening of seven award-winning short films by and about women.

    Rated Equal™. Cash bar, movie snacks, raffle, 50/50 and other fun activities!

    Order tickets by April 10. Must be at least 14 years of age to attend.

    (Sorry, no refunds.)

    This year…

    • A PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTION COMPANY will run the films for us!
    • Enjoy the CASH BAR and MOVIE SNACKS.
    • Participate in GAMES.
    • Prepare to win one of the fabulous RAFFLE prizes.
    • And of course enjoy the SEVEN FILMS by, for, and about women!

    What does LUNAFEST support?

    • Women's powerful voices.
    • More female focused films.
    • A strong, safe, secure Womanspace for yourself, your friends, and your family.
    • Strong friendships and alliances of Rockford women and beyond.

    Do I need to be part of a group?

    • Come singly or with friends.
    • Open seating.
    • Sit with old and new friends.

    Raffle Prize Drawings:

    Tickets are $5 each, 6 for $25, or 12 for $50.

    Must purchase in person, via phone or via mail. Drawing held April 23, 2020.

    Winners need not be present to win and may win more than one prize.

    • Fri, May 01, 2020
    • Sun, May 03, 2020
    • 3 sessions
    • 125 N. Madison Street, Rockford, IL

    Volunteers Are Needed! 

    Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Women Receiving the Vote —

    Explore Women’s History & the Ancient Art of Mosaics

    Friday, May 1, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

    Saturday, May 2, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

    Sunday, May 3, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

    (Open to all, including children accompanied by an adult)

    Come to one or several community-build FREE ART WORKSHOPS.  Help create a large mosaic sculpture and surrounding benches that will celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial. The sculpture will be installed and dedicated in downtown Rockford on August 18, 2020, exactly one hundred years since the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. No experience is necessary to participate in these workshops. You will learn and practice new skills.

    Join us for a fun-filled creative play time!

    This volunteer opportunity will change your world!

    Cost: FREE and all materials supplied

    Space is limited so REGISTER to reserve your spot!

    When registering, please indicate the time you can volunteer.

    If you commit to helping, we expect you to be present for your shift.

    This project is partially funded by an Arts & Humanities Focus Area Grant from

    the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

    • Thu, May 21, 2020
    • Sun, May 31, 2020
    • 11 sessions
    • Womanspace, 3333 Maria Linden Drive, Rockford, IL

    Do you LOVE to organize? Socialize? Help others? This event is perfect for you! We need help with sorting, pricing, greeting, assisting others, and bagging for one of our biggest FUNdraisers of the year! No task is too large or small…you do only what you can! Starting May 21 thru May 31, there are many days and times for you to help. Just hit the "register" button and pick days and times that work for you.  And as a bonus, for all your hard work, lunch is provided!  

    • Fri, May 29, 2020
    • Mon, June 01, 2020
    • 3 sessions
    • Womanspace, 3333 Maria Linden Drive, Rockford, IL

    Friday–Saturday, May 29–30 - 8:00a-5:00p, 

    Sunday, May 31 - 9:00a-1:00p

    For donation information, click here!

    Shop this mega-sale with seventeen departments, including an air conditioned boutique featuring designer clothing, jewelry and accessories. Over 3,000 clothing items for men, women, children and infants can be found in the spacious Anjali Pavilion. Much more is available at rock-bottom prices in three tents plus the garage!

    On "Bargain Sunday" from 9:00-11:00am, clothing is just $4 per grocery sized bag; everything else is half price. After 11:00am, pay $4 for anything that fits in a grocery-sized bag, and everything else is half price! This event is held rain or shine; a portable bathroom is available. All proceeds benefit Womanspace and its programs.

    Volunteers are Needed!  Get rewarded with free lunches and early opportunities to shop!  Sign-up today by clicking here:  Glitzy Sale Volunteer!

Office Phone: (815) 877-0118

Fax: (815) 877-0265

3333 Maria Linden Dr.

Rockford, IL 61114

Monday - Thursday

9:00a - 5:00p

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